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Dell Backs Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

Mar 25, 2010, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])


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"It's one small step for Dell, and one big strategic win for Canonical's Ubuntu Linux cloud strategy. Specifically, Dell on March 24 said it would support Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) as an infrastructure solution. Apparently, Canonical and Dell have been developing this UEC relationship for more than six months. Here are the details and the implications for channel partners.

"According to Mark Murphy, Global Alliances Director at Canonical:

"Dell will offer a series of 'blueprint' configurations that have been optimised for different use cases and scale. These will include PowerEdge-C hardware, UEC software and full technical support – you will be able to buy these straight from Dell or you can use the 'blueprints' as a base to create your own bespoke solution."

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